CT Technologist - Duke Regional Hospital - Durham - PRN
Company: Duke Health
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: January 19, 2023
Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown
feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of
internationally recognized Duke University Health System.
Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and
Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at
caring for our community and have a strong reputation among
patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work
together to provide exceptional, compassionate and equitable
healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team
members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of
family culture and professional development for employees who have
served for decades in our hospital units.
Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive
range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including
orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and
vascular services. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation
Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory
Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services Center, and Duke
Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal year 2021, Duke
Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152
surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as in North
Carolina and in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The Human
Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality Leader,
and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and Magnet-designated
General Description of the Job Class
Perform a variety of specialized tasks involved in the performance
of CT scans.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
- Perform complex specialized tasks associated with the operation
of CT scanners, power injectors, and related equipment in
accordance with prescribed radiation safety procedures. Position
patients for CT scans using patient positioning devices and
protective equipment, as necessary.
- Perform exams accurately per established protocols, policy, and
patient safety standards.
- Assist radiologist with imaging procedures, starting IV's, and
injecting contrast, if applicable.
- Assist radiologist with interventional CT procedures.
- Evaluate CT scans for technical quality, collate processed
images in sequence of exposure and appropriately label.
Film/transmit to Image Archival System.
- Schedule patients for procedures; assist with clerical
- Charge procedures and supplies in EHR.
- Dispense and or order oral contrast to patients for CT
- Maintain accurate patient records.
- Provide orientation and training to new CT technologists.
- Provide care for the psychological and physical needs of
patients and their families for CT scans.
- Provide education and training to student technologists.
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work
- Coordinate scheduling and patient flow
- Demonstrate proficiency in IV placement for contrast
- Demonstrate proficiency and accuracy in performance of all exam
- Assist with the education and training of new physicians
(interns, residents, fellows, and attending's). If applicable.
- Assist radiologists and PhD's in developing new protocols and
CT imaging techniques that are unique to facility.
- Perform CT specific technical assistance with projects assigned
by supervisor including but not limited to: Team lead, R & D,
protocol development, charge reconciliation and demonstration of
equipment. DUHS offers career growth and enrichment within Imaging
services. There is a clinical ladder program with various steps and
opportunities at each hospital within the health system.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Completion of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology plus
completion of an accredited CT program
OR Graduate of a bachelor's degree program in Radiology, with two
semesters of clinical rotation in CT
OR Completion of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology
with two years of DUHS Radiology experience
Must obtain ARRT certification within one year of employment.
Minimum of two years' experience as a CT technologist.
A minimum of 4 years' experience within specialty modality in which
they are seeking promotion
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
ARRT certification in Radiography
CT certification within 12 months of employment
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed
to providing employment opportunity without regard to an
individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression,
gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration,
innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success
depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best
when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and
experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential
that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the
contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices
are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to
uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University
and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob
functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities.
Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable
accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
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